Magazines and Newspapers

Magazines and Newspapers

Overdrive/Libby Digital Magazines
Consumer Reports
Flipster Digital Magazines
Print magazines

Overdrive/Libby app – Now offering digital magazines!

Access Overdrive/Libby here.

Click here for printable instructions for Libby.

The free Libby app now offers hundreds of popular magazines to borrow such as The New Yorker, The Economist, US Weekly, Cook’s Illustrated, Bon Appetit, Vogue, Reader’s Digest, as well as world language titles such as l’Express and Paris Match. Libby is available for Android, iOS, Windows 10, some Chromebooks, and in your browser at

  • Unlimited number of magazine checkouts.
  • Magazine checkouts do not count towards the 5 checkout limit.
  • Check out for a maximum of 21 days.
  • No overdue fees; return when finished or items will auto-return at due date.

Consumer Reports

Summit cardholders can access issues of Consumer Reports in full-text from 01/01/1991 to the present.

Flipster Digital Magazines

Access Flipster here.

Please note: We no longer subscribe to Flipster, however we still provide access to our archive of magazine issues. Current digital magazines are available through Overdrive/Libby

Flipster offers a large selection of today’s top titles as well as an outstanding mobile app that allows you to browse and download magazines on the go. Now, from any location or device, you can access a variety of titles for adults and children at no cost to you. With Flipster, you can access current and back issues of popular titles, such as Bloomberg Businessweek, The Atlantic, Vanity Fair, Real Simple, and many more.

With Flipster you get:

  • Full-color duplicates of the print magazine (including ads)
  • Unlimited access to current and back issues of 35 popular titles
  • 24/7 remote access via desktop and mobile devices
  • No overdue fines
  • Hassle-free login and authentication by using your Summit library card #

The Flipster app is available for Android and iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch) devices. Follow these steps to download magazines using the app:

  • Simply download the Flipster app on the App Store, iTunes, or Google Play
  • Click “Get Started”
  • Search Summit Free Public Library, postal code, city or state. For faster results, allow Geolocation to find our library
  • Log in using your Summit library card #
  • Explore our collection of popular magazines and click the download icon
  • Tap the glasses icon to begin reading.

We hope you enjoy the new service! If you have any questions, please call or visit the Information desk.